NATO pulls a Braxton Bragg

In Shelby Foote Magnum Opus The Civil War he tells the following story of Confederate General Braxton Bragg that is repeated online here: “Grant recalled a story about Bragg when he was both company commander and quartermaster. “As commander of the company he made a requisition upon the quartermaster-himself-for something he wanted. As quartermaster he … Continue reading NATO pulls a Braxton Bragg

If this help wanted ad was from before 1950…

...it would likely disenfranchise most of the Black population of the south Voter Activation Network is an equal opportunity employer. We insure that discrimination does not occur against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification that … Continue reading If this help wanted ad was from before 1950…

The most interesting thing about this Al Qaeda in Brazil story

is not the story itself, although it is worth noting Al Qaeda operatives are in Brazil planning attacks, raising money and recruiting followers, a leading news magazine reported Saturday, renewing concerns about the nation serving as a hide-out for Islamic militants. Veja magazine, in its online edition, reported that at least 20 people affiliated with … Continue reading The most interesting thing about this Al Qaeda in Brazil story

I trust someone paid Donna Brazile well for saying this:

...because one should not beclown oneself so without ample payment: Donna Brazile: Feels good to make change without war It gets even funnier when you read it, a peek: "How" we will "get" Gaddafi is also clear. We will not use military might to get Gaddafi. We will use diplomacy.... Backed by 221 Tomahawk missiles … Continue reading I trust someone paid Donna Brazile well for saying this:

Officials on Libya get there 8 days late

DaTechGuy March 24 2011: #3 The partition/administration of Libya. Almost certainly the final result. The west without US leadership doesn’t have the staying power or the willingness to actually win the war or commit the ground troops necessary to do so. Sans such will the end result will be a deal to save face for … Continue reading Officials on Libya get there 8 days late

“I already got your money, dude!”

Considering that Charlie Sheen is a tad narcissistic and self centered is anyone surprised by this: Charlie Sheen unleashed his Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour on the Motor City on Saturday night before a crowd that greeted the actor with an adoring standing ovation and concluded with booing and walk-outs. The padded and disjointed show … Continue reading “I already got your money, dude!”